WHITNEY, GEORGE J. (1867, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1867
Official Number:
10794
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Rochester, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
H. Rogers
Original Owner:
Geo. J. Whitney
Ownership Notes:
builder also given as Geo. Hardison
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
143'
Beam:
25.5'
Depth:
14.2'
Tonnage (gross):
340
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Lake Michigan
Date:
28 Sep 1872
How:
foundered in storm
Final Cargo:
corn
Notes:
1872, Sep 27 Left Chicago, never heard from again; bound for buffalo; foundered either Sep 28 or 29?
History

1867 Enrolled Rochester; 340 tons

1868 Owned, Rochester

1871 Owned H. Rogers & Co., Rochester

1871, Oct Foundered, Sugar Island, Lake Huron

1872, Jul Floated, towed to Alpena, MI

1872, late Aug Stranded, Vermillion, OH in storm; cargo block stone

1872, Sep 10 Released, towed to Detroit, MI by wrecking steamer MAGNET; 120 tons cargo jettisoned to raise her.

1872, Sep 28 or 29 Foundered

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

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WHITNEY, GEORGE J. (1867, Schooner)